Varsity Eight Finishes First at Newport Autumn Rowing Festival

Nov. 13, 2000

Site: Newport Beach, Calif
Event:
Newport Autumn Rowing Festival
USC Results:
Varsity Eight - 1st in the Women's Open Eight
Varsity Four - 3rd in the Women's Open Four
JV Eight - 3rd in the Women's Open Eight
Next USC Event:
Saturday, Feb. 10 - Trojan Erg Sprints at USC's North Gym

Newport Beach, Calif. - The USC women's rowing team finished among the top three in four of five races at the 2000 Newport Autumn Rowing Festival on Sunday, Nov. 12, in Newport Beach.

In the Women's Open Eight division, USC's Varsity Eight boat placed first with an elapsed time of 15:31, followed by the JV Eights who placed third 16:34. Stanford's varsity boat finished second.

The Trojans' Varsity Four boat placed third in the Women's Open Four division with a final time of 20:50. USC was beat to the finish by the Stanford 'A' and 'B' boats that completed the course in 19:11 and 19:49, respectively.

USC newcomer Katrin Gleie and junior Marketa Vochoskova won the Women's Open Doubles race with a time of 1:29, while transfer Sarah Mengler placed second in the Women's Open Single. Mengler finished in 21:01, just 36 seconds behind winner R.C. Borkhuis of Lake Natoma.

USC had three boats compete in the Women's Frosh/Novice Eight division and placed eight, 13th and 16th.

Following are all the race results.

Women's Open Eight
1. USC Varsity Eight - 15:31
2. Stanford 'A' - 16:29
3. USC JV Eight - 16:34
4. UC Santa Barbara 'A' - 17:01
5. OCC - 17:05

Women's Open Four
1. Stanford 'A' - 19:11
2. Stanford 'B' - 19:49
3. USC Varsity Four - 20:51
4. Chapman - 20:56
5. UC San Diego - 20:58

Women's Frosh/Novice Eight
1. San Diego State 'A' - 18:48
2. San Diego State 'B' - 19:26
3. OCC 'A' - 19:30
4. OCC 'B' - 19:32
5. LMU - 20:00
8. USC 'A' - 20:32
13. USC 'B' - 21:51
16. USC 'C' - 22:22

Women's Open Double
1. Katrin Gleie/Marketa Vochoskova - 18:29
2. CYC Cate/O'Brien - 18:39
3. LBJC Carle/Litzinger - 20:20
4. Mikos Anastas/Fortmeier - 21:24

Women's Open Four
1. Lake Natoma R.C. Borkhuis - 20:25
2. Sarah Mengler - 21:01
3. LBJC - 29:03

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